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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Showing scarcely suppressed anger.

Usage examples (31)
  • Her tone was...conversational although...her eyes were smoldering
  • He turned to her now, his expression smoldering with sensuality, yet at the same time bewildered.
  • Detroit, Toledo, Watts, Newark, and many other cities were still smoldering from the summer riots of 1967 and '68.
  • Myeloma is a disease of many stages, including one called smoldering or somnolent that is rarely treated unless it starts to progress. for more
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